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Stories with person: Ami Bera
  • Challengers show ability to compete for dollars 
    Updated: Apr-16-14 6:30 pm
  • WASHINGTON - Some of the challengers in California's most competitive congressional races are showing strong fundraising for the first three months of the year, reinforcing how much an independent redistricting process has changed the political landscape and turned a handful of congressional seats into battlegrounds between the two parties.

  • Calif. Democrats walk middle path in health debate 
    Updated: Apr-12-14 10:46 am
  • WASHINGTON - Democratic Rep. Ami Bera has been making a habit lately of bucking his own president and voting with the Republican majority in the House as it moves to amend or overturn parts of the national health care law.

  • California unique with independent citizens panel 
    Updated: Mar-31-14 12:02 am
  • SACRAMENTO, California - In the decade before the 2012 midterm congressional elections, only one of California's 53 congressional seats changed party hands, despite elections every other year in a state with rapidly shifting demographics.